Rogers Athletic’s Mobile Virtual Player is designed to reduce injuries.

Source: WCCO – CBS Minnesota

WCCO — CBS out of Minnesota did a story last week about the way in which tackling dummies are being used at the high school level to teach tackling without putting players at risk for injury.

Rogers Athletic’s Mobile Virtual Player is designed to reduce injuries and simulate game scenarios with less risk. It’s a free-standing, remote-controlled, padded dummy that hit the practice field two years ago when Dartmouth College coach Buddy Teevens encouraged the engineering school to come up with a safer way to tackle.

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